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Heart Institute

UW Medicine Heart Institute provides a full range of cardiac care - from acute inpatient through outpatient clinic and diagnostic care - at hospital and clinic locations around the region. Our multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and other highly-trained clinicians is internationally recognized for their expertise in treating coronary artery disease, heart rhythm disturbances such as atrial fibrillation, heart failure and adult congenital heart disease. We’re also adept at performing advanced procedures and complex surgeries, including heart transplantation, ablations and percutaneous heart valve replacement.

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Younger People Can Suffer From Heart Failure Too


Younger People Can Suffer From Heart Failure Too

Dr. Claudius Mahr, a cardiologist with UW Medicine's Heart Institute, explains heart failure is a growing, all too common issue that affects people of all ages.

3D Printing and Virtual Planning for Clinical Care Innovation


3D Printing and Virtual Planning for Clinical Care Innovation

Can we leverage imaging and modern 3D printing to improve the delivery of patient care and innovate newer approaches to that care?

The ISCHEMIA Trials


The ISCHEMIA Trials

Should the ISCHEMIA Trials change how we care for patients with stable ischemic heart disease?

An Atomic View of the Trigger for the Heartbeat


An Atomic View of the Trigger for the Heartbeat

Structural studies of sodium channels are disclosing details about how they power heartbeats and respond to heart rhythm drugs.


Younger People Can Suffer From Heart Failure Too: Dr. Claudius Mahr, a cardiologist with UW Medicine's Heart Institute, explains heart failure is a growing, all too common issue that affects people of all ages.

3D Printing and Virtual Planning for Clinical Care Innovation: Can we leverage imaging and modern 3D printing to improve the delivery of patient care and innovate newer approaches to that care?

The ISCHEMIA Trials: Should the ISCHEMIA Trials change how we care for patients with stable ischemic heart disease?

Update in Therapies for Structural Heart Disease: Mark Reisman, MD, discusses recent trials in structural heart that have defined current therapies.

Left Atrial Appendage Closure for Atrial Fibrillation: The End of Warfarin?: Creighton Don, MD discusses the use of LAAC for Stroke reduction.


An Atomic View of the Trigger for the Heartbeat: Structural studies of sodium channels are disclosing details about how they power heartbeats and respond to heart rhythm drugs.

Heart Repair Using Stem Cells: Use of stem-cell derived epicardium has been shown in an animal model to augment the structure and function of engineered heart muscle tissue.

Changing The Future of Cardiac Arrest: A total of more than $14 million will be spread across 4 different research sites across the nation, analyzing arrhythmias and sudden cardiac arrest. One of those sites? None other than University of Washington.


International Criteria for Electrocardiographic Interpretation in Athletes: Consensus Statement: This consensus statement represents an international consensus for ECG interpretation in athletes and provides expert opinion-based recommendations linking specific ECG abnormalities and the secondary evaluation for conditions associated with SCD.

Standardized Definition of Structural Valve Degeneration for Surgical and Transcatheter Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves. 2018 Jan 23